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2018 Annual Meeting Podcast

Drs. Mehdi Hamadani, Mikkael Sekeres, and Martha Sola-Visner talk about exciting sessions and features available at the 60th ASH Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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Off the Shelf

Dr. Parameswaran Hari discusses Sapiens, a compelling story of our species he believes every human could benefit from reading.

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Mini Review

Dr. David Sallman sheds light on the profound negative connotation of TP53 mutation in myelodysplastic syndromes and the immediate need for effective biologically rational, targeted therapies.

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Current Issue Static Feature

Current Issue

November/December 2018
Volume 15, Issue 6

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President's Column

Presidents Column - Kenneth AndersonHead of Hematology Section and Director of Comprehensive Thalassemia Program, A. Watson and Sarah Armour Endowed Chair for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital; Associate Director of Equity and Minority Health, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
ASH: A Year in Review
November 1, 2018

In her final President's Column, Dr. Thompson looks back at a year full of change and advancement, and provides a glimpse of what's to come in 2019 and beyond for ASH.

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  • 2018 ASH Advocacy Activities
    December 11, 2018

    ASH continues to increase its efforts to expand and enhance the Society’s reach. NIH funding, efforts to ensure patient access to drugs, and sickle cell disease were top priorities on ASH’s advocacy agenda in 2018.

  • 2018 ASH Advocacy Efforts to Ensure Patient Access to Care
    December 11, 2018

    In 2018, ASH worked to ensure patient access to care through a number of methods including ensuring drug access, pain management-related issues, and the Affordable Care Act.

  • 2018 Physician Payment Advocacy Highlights
    December 11, 2018

    In 2018, ASH commented on numerous rules and regulations proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which impact physician payment. ASH is actively involved in various advisory committees and also continues to engage with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

  • 2018 Research and Public Health Funding Advocacy Highlights
    December 11, 2018

    During 2018, ASH continued to be highly visible in our advocacy for federal support of biomedical research and public health funding, including funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

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